Vietnamese cake named as creative in Asia Book of Records
HCM CITY (VNS)— The Indian office of the Asia Book of Records has confirmed that a cake made by Ton Nu Thi Ha and her daughter Phan Ton Tinh Hai of HCM City's Mint Culinary School will be named in the category of creativity.
The cake, called Phuong Hoang Vu-Bat Phong Hoi Dau (Royal Phoenix Cake), measured 6.8m long and 4.2m wide and was made using 3.5 tonnes of coal.
It consisted of 4,862 items made from mung bean, rice flour, and vegetables and required the assistance of 18 people over three months.
The duo used the original ingredients used by Tran Vien of the Hue Imperial Palace in 1925.
The entry was submitted by the Viet Nam Book of Records, or Vietkings.-VNS